68 Catholic bishops oppose Biden’s order to fund foreign abortion clinics

Washington 06/10/21, 00:41

Religious leaders criticized the president's move to let taxpayer funds be used to kill unborn babies outside the United States as incompatible with their teachings. Sixty-eight bishops denounced Joe Biden's executive order to reverse an earlier Trump-era ban on federally funding foreign abortion providers. Cardinals Blase Cupich, Wilton Gregory, Sean O'Malley, Joseph ...

New York Archdiocese names 120 priests accused of sex abuse

U.S. 04/26/19, 18:04

At least 120 priests accused of sexually abusing a child or having child pornography have worked in the Archdiocese of New York, the archdiocese said Friday in releasing a list of names that includes bishops, high school teachers, a scouting chaplain and a notorious cardinal. The release, from the nation's second-largest ...

French priest’s 150-year-old heart being venerated in NYC

New York 04/06/19, 12:09

The 150-year-old heart of a French priest is on a U.S. tour — a Roman Catholic relic with New York City as its latest stop. It was on display Saturday at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Avenue, where both the faithful and the curious lined up to see the human organ ...

Gov. Cuomo shrugs off bishops’ calls for his excommunication

New York 01/29/19, 13:13

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday shrugged off criticism and even calls from Roman Catholic leaders for his excommunication from the church over his support of a new state abortion law. Saying he is duty-bound to separate his religious views from his work as governor, Cuomo, a Democrat, ...

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley pokes fun at herself at NY charity

New York 10/18/18, 18:17

Outgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley was introduced as the next president of the United States at a white-tie gala in New York where she poked fun at her own Indian heritage, her boss and the current political climate.Keynote speaker Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, center, shares a light ...

Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies

New York 09/20/18, 13:11

Hoping to restore the faith of those disillusioned by how the Catholic church has handled sexual abuse allegations, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York appointed a former federal judge Thursday to review its procedures and protocols.Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced the appointment of Barbara Jones, saying many Catholics had told ...

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